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Welcome to Chihuahua in Mexico!

Chihuahua is one of the 31 states which, with the Federal District, comprise the 32 Federal Entities of Mexico. Its capital city is Chihuahua. Chihuahua is located in Northwestern Mexico. It is bordered by the states of Sonora to the west, Sinaloa to the southwest, Durango to the south, and Coahuila to the east. Chihuahua […]

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Chihuahua Ecotourism

The main mountain range in the state is the Sierra Madre Occidental reaching a maximum altitude of 10,826 ft (3,300 m) known as Cerro Mohinora. Mountains make up for one third of the state’s surface area which includes large coniferous forests. The climate in the mountainous regions varies Chihuahua has more forests than any other […]

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Chihuahua Landscape Contrasts

Chihuahua has a Subtropical climate which is most common at elevations between 4,200-7,200 ft above sea level; this climate zone has warm humid summers and an average summer temperature of 68°F. The summer average precipitation is 70 cm (28 in) mostly in the months of: July, August, and September. From November to March there are many […]

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Chihuahua topography

The largest river in the state is Rio Conchos which is the largest tributary to the Rio Grande from the Mexican side; the river descends from the zenith of the Sierra Madre Occidental in the southwest part of the state and winds through the center of the state where the water is exploited in the […]

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Chihuahua Economy

Chihuahua has a comprehensive and diverse state economy. The three most important economic centers in the state are: Ciudad Juarez, an international manufacturing center; Chihuahua, the state capital; and Delicias which is the state’s main agriculture hub. Today Chihuahua serves as an important commercial route prospering from billions of dollars from international trade as a […]

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Chihuahua Desert Regions

In the extreme eastern part of the state the Chihuahuan Desert dominates due to low rainfall and extremely high temperatures; some areas of the eastern part of the state are so dry no vegetation is found like the Sand Dunes of Samalayuca. There are two distinctive climate zones found in the eastern part of the […]

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Chihuahua Climate

Namurachi Canyon is characterized by many caves near the town of San Francisco de Borja. The grassland area accounts for a third of the state’s area, and it experiences pronounced dry and wet seasons. The pronounced rainy season in the steppe is usually observed in the months of July, August, and September. The steppe also […]

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Chihuahua Geography

The state of Chihuahua is the largest state in the country and is known as El Estado Grande (The Big State); it accounts for 12.6% of the land of Mexico. The state landlocked by the states of Sonora to the west, Sinaloa to the south-west, Durango to the south, and Coahuila to the east, and […]

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Why the name Chihuahua?

While most people associate the name most with a bread of dog from the K9 family, the origin of the name Chihuahua has long been disputed by historians and linguists. The most established theory explains that the name was derived from the Nahuatl language meaning “The place where the water of the rivers meet” although […]

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